Master of Science with a major in Economics

The School of Economics offers a Master of Science degree for those desiring to pursue economics at an advanced level. It is grounded in applied economic theory and econometrics. The program allows for three tracks to graduate: Thesis, Internship, and Coursework. These options are as follows:

Thesis Option
ECON 6105 Required 3
ECON 6106 Required 3
ECON 6121 Required 3
ECON 6140 Required 3
ECON 6160 Required 3
Economics electives 3 to 9
ECON 7000 Thesis 6 to 12
TOTAL: 30*

Internship Option
ECON 6105 Required 3
ECON 6106 Required 3
ECON 6121 Required 3
ECON 6140 Required 3
ECON 6160 Required 3
Economics electives 3 to 9
Internship 6
TOTAL: 30*

Coursework Option
ECON 6105 Required 3
ECON 6106 Required 3
ECON 6121 Required 3
ECON 6140 Required 3
ECON 6160 Required 3
Economics electives 15
TOTAL: 30*

*Minimum course credit hours at 6000 to 9000 level: 21

Within those 30 hours, at least 24 hours must be in courses addressing the subject of economics. The student must obtain approval of the School of Economics to apply any course outside of the fifteen hours of courses required to be taught by the School of Economics.